Winner: 2004 Readers' Choice Awards by IREM

November 15 2004

Published by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)

The votes are in! Voting for the 2004 JPM Readers' Choice Awards has officially come to an end and all submissions have been processed. The winners are:

Category: Rent Payment Solutions

Winner: Property Solutions

First Runner Up:

Second Runner Up: EZ Payment Services

Category: Ancillary Services

Winner: Polaroid

First Runners Up (tie): First American Commercial

Real Estate and Otis Elevator Services

Category: Appliances

Winner: Whirlpool Corp.

First Runner Up: GE Appliances

Second Runner Up: Maytag

Category: Building Automation

Winner: Johnson Controls

First Runner Up: Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions

Second Runner Up: Siemens

Category: Business Forms and Signs

Winner: Peachtree Business Products

First Runner Up: Great American Property Management Products

Second Runner Up: Sign-A-Rama

Category: Financial Services

Winner: GE Real Estate

First Runner Up: Wells Fargo

Second Runner Up: Washington Mutual

Category: Insurance

Winner: Fireman's Fund Insurance Co.

First Runner Up: Bob Bader Insurance Co.

Second Runner Up: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Category: Interior Finishing

Winner: Kohler

First Runner Up: Cort Furniture Rental

Second Runner Up: Marvin Windows and Doors

Category: Key Control

Winner: KeyTrak

First Runner Up: SAFLOK

Second Runner Up: HandyTrac Key Control

Category: Laundry Service

Winner: Speed Queen: Alliance Laundry Systems

First Runner Up: GE Commercial Laundry

Second Runner Up: Web Service Co.

Category: Lighting

Winner: Philips Lighting

First Runner Up: GE Lighting

Second Runner Up: Lutron Electronics, Inc.

Category: Mailboxes

Winner: Salsbury Industries

First Runner Up: National Mailboxes

Second Runner Up: Auth-Florence Co.

Category: Maintenance Services

Winner: ServiceMaster Clean

First Runner Up: ABM Industries

Second Runner Up: ServPro

Category: Maintenance Supplies

Winner: Home Depot Supply-Maintenance Warehouse

First Runner Up: Wilmar Repair and Maintenance Products

Second Runner Up: Lowe's

Category: Paint

Winner: Sherwin Williams Co.

First Runner Up: Benjamin Moore & Co.

Second Runner Up: Pittsburgh Paints

Category: Resident and Employee Screening

Winner: Registry-SafeRent

First Runner Up: First Advantage Corp.

Second Runner Up: RentQuest

Category: Roofing

Winner: Duro-Last Roofing

First Runner Up: GenFlex Roofing Systems

Second Runner Up: Conklin Building Products

Category: Safety and Security

Winner: ADT Security Services

First Runner Up: Network Multifamily Corp.

Second Runner Up: GE Infrastructure Security

Category: Software

Winner: American Computer Software

First Runner Up: Yardi

Second Runner Up: Intuit Real Estate Software (MRI)

Category: Submetering

Winner: Water Systems

First Runner Up: E-Mon Corporation

Second Runner Up: NWP Services

Category: Telecommunications/Cable Services

Winner: SBC

First Runners Up (tie): DIRECTV and Verizon Avenue

NOTE: The forthcoming article will be published in the Institute of Real Estate Investment's Journal of Property Management in the January/February 2005 issue. The above information was posted online on November 15, 2004 at the following link:

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